Aaron Slater, Illustrator by Andrea Beaty, Read by Sullivan Jones
A Hopeful, Engaging Listen for Children
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Upbeat, soulful jazz greets listeners as narrator Sullivan Jones’s warm, reassuring voice blends the lyrical rhymes and vibrant imagery in Andrea Beaty’s encouraging children’s audiobook, Aaron Slater, Illustrator. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Emily Connelly discuss this latest story in the “Questioneers” series, this time centered around Aaron Slater, a second-grader full of courage and imagination who struggles with reading. Jones makes the most of the brief production, creating a hopeful, engaging experience with strong characterizations, a bold delivery, and deliberate pacing.
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